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: Pericles, Prince of Tyre

by William Shakespeare
Radio adaptation and production by Raymond Raikes
Music composed and conducted by John Hotchkis
[Starring] Michael Hordern

Characters in order of speaking:
and and and and

Contributors

Author: William Shakespeare
Radio adaptation and production by: Raymond Raikes
Music composed and conducted by: John Hotchkis
John Gower, the presenter: Cyril Shaps
Antiochus the Great, king of Asia: Ralph Truman
Pericles, prince of Tyre: Michael Hordern
Thaliard, a lord of Antiioch: John Cazabon
Helicanus, a lord of Tyre: George Skillan
Cleon, governor of Tarsus: Julian Somers
Dionyza his wife: Catherine Salkeld
Leonine, a lord of Tarsus: Noel Iliff
Three fishermen of Pentapolis: Master: Eric Lugg
Three fishermen of Pentapolis: Pilch: Garard Green
Three fishermen of Pentapolis: Patchbreech: Jonathan Field
Simonides the Good, king Penta polis: Arthur Wontner
Two lords of Pentapolis: Derek Hart
Two lords of Pentapolis: Rupert Davies
Thaisa, daughter to Simonides: Mary Wimbush
Lychorida, nurse to Marina: Margaret Ward
Two sailors: Allan Jeayes
Two sailors: Michael O'Halloran
Cerimon, a physician of Ephesus: Leon Quartermaine
Philemon, servant to Cerimon: Alan Reid
Two gentlemen of Ephesus: John Cazabon
Two gentlemen of Ephesus: Garard Green
Marina, daughter to Pericles and Thaisa: Diana Maddox
Three pirates: Rupert Davies
Three pirates: Derek Hart
Three pirates: Michael O'Halloran
A pandar of Mitylene: Frank Tickle
A bawd of Mitylene: Nan Marriott-Watson
Boult, their servant: Wyndham Milligan
Two gentlemen of Mitylene: John Cazabon
Two gentlemen of Mitylene: Alan Reid
Lysimachus, governor of Mitylene: Anthony Jacobs
Diana of the Epheslans: Audrey Mendes

: Introductory talk to Médéo'

by Denis Stevens

Contributors

Unknown: Denis Stevens

: Extracts from 'MEDEE'

An opera in five acts «
Words by Thomas Corneille
Music by Marc-Antoine Charpentler
(edited by Denis Stevens ) Cast in order of singing:
(Continued in next column)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
The Goldsbrough Orchestra (Leader, Emanuel Hurwitz )
George Malcolm (harpsichord) Charles Spin. ks (harpsichord)
Desmond Dupre (viola da gamba)
CONDUCTED BY EDMOND APPIA
Repetiteur, George Coop
Aots 1 and 3

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Corneille
Music By: Marc-Antoine Charpentler
Edited By: Denis Stevens
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: Emanuel Hurwitz
Harpsichord: George Malcolm
Harpsichord: Charles Spin.
Viola: Desmond Dupre
Conducted By: Edmond Appia

: THE HAZARD OF MODERN POETRY

First of three talks by Erich Heller
In these talks Erich Heller discusses what he believes to be the distinctive problems of poetry in the modern age: the emergence of the notion of 'absolute poetry,' the ever-increasing emphasis on the creativeness of the poetic imagination, and the relationship of this kind of poetry to ordinary experience.

Contributors

Unknown: Erich Heller
Unknown: Erich Heller

: RECORDED IN NEW YORK

Crime in America: a sociological growing-pain Talk by Croswell Bowen correspondent of the The New Yorker

Contributors

Talk By: Croswell Bowen

: ORGAN RECITAL

by George Miles
From St. Peter's,
Harborne, Birmingham

: DOWN THE EAST COAST OF SPAIN

Two talks by V. S. Pritchett
1-' Spain, the fantastic side '

Contributors

Unknown: V. S. Pritchett

: BEETHOVEN

Quartet in F, Op. 59 No. 1 played by the Hungarian String Quartet
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